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2,300 year old grave found in Oman | The Archaeology News Network

2,300 year old grave found in Oman | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

In what could be a major archaeological find for the sultanate, a grave - possibly 2,300 years old from the Iron Age and belonging to a chieftain - has been unearthed during excavations at two ancient burial sites in the niyabat of Sinaw in Mudhaibi...

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Japanese artist's beautiful macabre tattoos | BBC

Japanese artist's beautiful macabre tattoos | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The style of Japanese tattoo artist Gakkin, known for his freehand work of incorporating macabre elements into beautiful tattoos...

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Australian indigenous artists depict culture and history | VietNamNet

Australian indigenous artists depict culture and history | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Australian indigenous people are telling their
stories through paintings on display for the first time in Viet Nam...

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Choeung Ek dig unearths Angkor-era kiln | The Archaeology News Network

Choeung Ek dig unearths Angkor-era kiln | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it
In the cluttered backyard of an unassuming stilted house just down the road from the Killing Fields on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, archaeologists are digging up a relic of the country’s historical high point: a kiln that once furnished stoneware...
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China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists | The Washington Post

China’s ancient Buddhist grottoes face a new threat — tourists | The Washington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

At the heart of the ancient Silk Road, on the edge of the Gobi Desert, lies a centuries-old place of pilgrimage: hundreds of caves hewn from a sandstone cliff containing some of the most exquisite Buddhist frescoes and figures in the world...

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Eleventh-century Chinese letter – just 124 characters long – sells for $32m | The Guardian

Eleventh-century Chinese letter – just 124 characters long – sells for $32m | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Billionaire Wang Zhongjun bought Jushi Tie, thought to be the only surviving work by Song dynasty scholar Zeng Gong, in a Beijing auction...

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China’s Cultural Revolution, Explained | The New York Times

China’s Cultural Revolution, Explained | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fifty years ago, Mao Zedong unleashed the Cultural Revolution, a decade-long upheaval that had dramatic, often violent effects across China. Here is an overview of those tumultuous years...

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Taj Mahal Under Attack by Bugs and Their Green Slime | The New York Times

Taj Mahal Under Attack by Bugs and Their Green Slime | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Over the centuries, the Taj Mahal has endured its share of attacks — plundered by the Jats of northern India and looted by British soldiers, among other indignities. In recent years, officials have worried that growing air pollution could permanently darken the tomb’s brilliant white exterior...

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An architect in Syria | ABC (Australie)

An architect in Syria | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Demonstrations which led to Syria's civil war began five years ago in the city of Homs. Today the Old City of Homs is beyond rescue, and Homs has sustained the most damage of all Syrian cities. For Marwa Al-Sabouni, a young architect, the built environment...

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Japanese tattoos and the quest for their survival | ABC (Australie)

Japanese tattoos and the quest for their survival | ABC (Australie) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Japanese culture has a fascinating relationship with tattoos. Once banned and still frowned upon by mainstream contemporary society, the art form has survived against the odds...

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Asian ensemble finds harmony in noise | The Bangkok Post

Asian ensemble finds harmony in noise | The Bangkok Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Asia's music -- like its politics -- remains full of barriers, with historical tensions casting a long shadow. But a group of Asian artists has discovered harmony in, of all places, noise....

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Dix vieux clichés nous montrent le Jiangnan des années 1930 | China.org

Dix vieux clichés nous montrent le Jiangnan des années 1930 | China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ces dix clichés réalisés dans les années 1930 nous permettent de voir à quoi ressemblait la région chinoise du Jiangnan (région au sud du Yangsté) voilà près de cent ans...

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The Morgan mounts exhibition of extremely rare copper figures from ancient Mesopotamia | Art Daily

The Morgan mounts exhibition of extremely rare copper figures from ancient Mesopotamia | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Standing about a foot tall, the small yet monumental “foundation figures” in ancient Mesopotamia were not created to be seen by mortal eyes...

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Researchers prove humans in Southern Arabia 10,000 years earlier than first thought | Heritage Daily

Researchers prove humans in Southern Arabia 10,000 years earlier than first thought | Heritage Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The last Ice Age made much of the globe uninhabitable, but there were oases - or refugia - where people 20,000 years ago were able to cluster and survive...

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Kamasutra : un traité d’art de vivre | La Vie des Idées

Kamasutra : un traité d’art de vivre | La Vie des Idées | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

À propos de : Wendy Doniger, The Mare's Trap : Nature and Culture in the Kamasutra, New Delhi, Speaking Tiger...

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Victoire pour les Dongria contre une nouvelle tentative d'exploitation minière de leurs collines sacrées | Survival International

Victoire pour les Dongria contre une nouvelle tentative d'exploitation minière de leurs collines sacrées | Survival International | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les Dongria cultivent les pentes des collines Niyamgiri dont ils dépendent pour leur subsistance depuis des générations...

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Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art June Auction series to take place on 2-3 June | Art Daily

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art June Auction series to take place on 2-3 June | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s Hong Kong June series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 2 – 3 June 2016...

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New Palestinian museum opens without exhibits | BBC

New Palestinian museum opens without exhibits | BBC | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Palestinian leaders have formally opened a new national museum in the occupied West Bank, even though it does not yet have any exhibits...

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Le Musée palestinien inauguré mercredi | France TV

Le Musée palestinien inauguré mercredi | France TV | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A l'issue d'une préparation qui aura demandé 20 ans et 28 millions de dollars, les dirigeants palestiniens vont ouvrir les portes du musée dédié à leur mémoire et à leur culture, à Bir Zeit, en Cisjordanie occupée, dans les Territoires palestiniens. Seule fausse note à l'inauguration de ce musée à l'architecture séduisante : toutes les salles sont vides…

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Burma’s Puppeteers Put On Cross-Asean Performance | The Irrawaddy

Burma’s Puppeteers Put On Cross-Asean Performance | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After a weeklong workshop hosted by the Asean Puppet Exchange (APEX), Burmese puppet troupes are hopeful for more cultural integration among Asean members.
From May 9 to 16, over 20 puppet artists and musicians—hailing from Brunei, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore and Vietnam—met with...

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Chinese Newspaper Breaks Silence on Cultural Revolution | The New York Times

Chinese Newspaper Breaks Silence on Cultural Revolution | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Fifty years to the day since Communist Party leaders formally set in motion Mao Zedong’s Cultural Revolution, miring China in a decade of bloody political upheaval, the party’s main newspaper broke the general silence about the anniversary and urged people to accept the past condemnation of the event and focus on...

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Peut-on reconstruire Palmyre| | France Inter

Peut-on reconstruire Palmyre| | France Inter | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

La cité antique syrienne de Palmyre, aux mains de l'Etat Islamique depuis mai dernier a été reprise par l'armée de Bachar al-Assad et de son allié russe le 27 mars dernier. La cité, inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO était le lieu de nombreuses exécutions par les djihadistes de l'Etat Islamique et a a été détruite partiellement faisant des dégâts inestimables...

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Un monde de fleurs fantastique sur les collines de l'Hitachi Seaside Park | China.org

Un monde de fleurs fantastique sur les collines de l'Hitachi Seaside Park | China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Au début du mois de mai, les collines de l'Hitachi Seaside Park, à environ deux heures de Tokyo, sont recouvertes de fleurs de différentes couleurs. Découvrez ce monde fantastique à travers les clichés du photographe japonais Hidenobu Suzuki...

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Artifacts from ancient Chinese cave temples head west for California exhibit | The Guardian

Artifacts from ancient Chinese cave temples head west for California exhibit | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Situated on the edge of the Gobi desert, the Dunhuang caves features six miles of art many centuries old – and now an American audience will get a taste of it...

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Les théières de Yixing, le renouveau d'un artisanat chinois | China.org

Les théières de Yixing, le renouveau d'un artisanat chinois | China.org | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Rencontre avec Zhai Yabo, artisan fabricant de théière en argile pourpre de Yixing...

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"Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road" opens in L.A. | Art Daily

"Cave Temples of Dunhuang: Buddhist Art on China's Silk Road" opens in L.A. | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Getty /a is presenting a major exhibition on the spectacular Buddhist cave temples located near Du...

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